Valeo to provide e-powertrains for Omega Seiki Mobility e-3W range in India
French automotive supplier and global leader in electrification systems Valeo, and Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM) has announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), through which Valeo will deliver electric powertrains for the OSM vehicle range.
Valeo will deliver its 48V electric powertrain system (reducer, integrated motor, and inverter) along with the powertrain control unit for Omega Seiki Mobility cargo three-wheeler Rage+ and Rage+ Frost
Valeo's engineers will provide the technology integration support to help Omega Seiki Mobility to go to the market quickly. The companies will further work together for the upcoming vehicle models to be manufactured by the company in India, Valeo said in a release.
Jayakumar G, Group president, Valeo India, said, "As a technology company, Valeo develops innovative solutions to reduce CO2 emissions. Omega Seiki will benefit from our deep understanding of not only the electrification technologies but also the unique needs of integrating electric powertrain in the small mobility format of vehicles. I am positive that Valeo's advanced technologies, our strong engineering combined with manufacturing expertise in India, will help us to strengthen our partnership and succeed together in this rapidly growing segment. I thank Omega Seiki leadership for having decided to pursue this journey along with Valeo for greener mobility solutions."
In November 2020, Valeo launched its 48V electric powertrain in India to aid affordable electrification for electrified two and three-wheelers. In India, Valeo produces electric powertrains from its manufacturing facility in Pune, Maharashtra.
While signing the MoU with Valeo Uday Narang, Chairman, Omega Seiki Mobility, said "We are thrilled to partner with Valeo. The alliance with Valeo will allow us to address the core issue of reducing carbon load in the atmosphere, along with providing a sustainable solution for our product lineup."
"Omega Seiki Mobility is taking a holistic approach to not only provide innovative technology in the vehicles but also deliver high-performance vehicles at reasonable running cost via State-of-the-art internal R&D and alliances. With Omega Seiki Mobility and Valeo partnership, we share the same ideologies of delivering the world with smart technologies and products for green mobility. We look forward to having a long and fruitful inning with Valeo," he added.
"Powertrain is the most important part of an EV. With a global technology leader like Valeo on board, we would be providing our customers with efficient new-generation powertrains, use the latest technologies in motors, electronics, and IoT, at the same time are cost-effective too. That is the essence of disruptive technology. We are very excited to be working with Valeo to introduce a new range of powertrains in the Indian market," Deb Mukherji, Managing Director, Omega Seiki Mobility, said.